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NamesLawrence Justinian, Saint (1381-1456) (Author)
Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection
Five texts by Laurentius Justinianus]
disciplina et perfectione monastice conversationis.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1400 - 1499Place: VeniceDate Created: 1400 - 1499
Library locationsManuscripts and Archives DivisionShelf locator: MssCol 2557Shelf locator: MA 82
NotesOwnership: Bought 1844 by George Templeton Strong. Given 1878 by J.J. Astor.Content: 1 scribe.Content: 25 long lines per page, ruled in pencil, catchwords clearly visible.Content: Binding broken off, manuscript split into two parts.Content: Concluding rubric, f. 278v, stating that the sermons were excerpted "e libro sermonum quem edidit Reverendissimus pater Dominus Laurentius Iustiniano episcopus Castellensis"; for Xmas, Crucifixion, Resurrection, Pentecost, Annunciation, Assumption.Content: De Ricci dates this to the 15th century, Dr. Guest to the first half of the 15th century; both place it in Lombardy. Dr. de la Mare describes the borders and initials as Venetian gothic style.Content: De Ricci, 1328. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.Content: Illuminated initials and miniatures.Content: Large initials in various colors on gold fields. Multi-colored border designs. Red and blue alternating small initials, rubrics, chapter notations. Blue/red/gold initials with penwork. Placemarkers. Border and initials are in Venetian Gothic style.Content: ParchmentContent: We thank Dr. A.C. de la Mare for her notes on this manuscript.Content: 1Content: Text ends on f. 166v; on ff. 167-169v, the "Tabula super capitulis huius totius operis." Contemporary foliation suggests loss of leaf numbered 170 at the end of this text.
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IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533MSS Unit ID: 2557Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4ef0520-c5cb-012f-78e1-58d385a7bc34
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